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The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012 Hardcover – May 17, 2011


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  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Crown Archetype (May 17, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385527268
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385527262
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.5 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #934,782 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“More than a rebuttal of the apocalypse-pushers, The Order of Days is a broader (and more interesting) consideration of the role that time played in Maya culture…. An authoritative study of an fascinating and timely topic. And not to worry if your reading takes you beyond next Dec. 21.”  -The Wall Street Journal

About the Author

David Stuart is a Mayanist scholar and professor of Mesoamerican art and writing at the University of Texas at Austin. He began deciphering Mayan hieroglyphs at the age of eight, under the tutelage of Linda Schele. He has made major contributions in the field of epigraphy, particularly related to the decipherment of the Mayan script used by the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization of Mesoamerica.

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David Stuart (b. 1965) holds the Schele Chair in Mesoamerican Art and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin. He is an archaeologist who specializes in the study of ancient Maya civilization, focusing much of his research on the interpretation of art and the translation of hieroglyphic texts. He has been a major contributor to the decipherment of Maya hieroglyphs since a young age, and for his work was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 1984. In 2011 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. Stuart received his BA at Princeton University, his Doctorate at Vanderbilt University, and he taught at Harvard University from 1993 to 2004. He currently lives in Austin, Texas.

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Well worth the effort!
Library maven "Peg"
Stuart waits until the end of the book when he holds his nose to examine 2012 and the most important evidence regarding 12/21, Tortuguero Monument 6.
Joshua Berman
As well as many other illustrations, drawings by the author introduce rare archeological documents.
Nicole G.

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